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Voices for Healthy Kids Policy Grant

Voices for Healthy Kids is offering new grant opportunities. This round of funding will be an open call for proposals. Applications should support a Voices for Healthy Kids Policy Lever and be submitted by the deadline [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |

After School Grant Opportunity from New York Life Foundation

  The New York Life Foundation's Aim High Grant Period is Open! The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |

Don’t Miss: Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Presentations at Connecticut PE Conference

  The Connecticut PE Conference will feature Carrie Flint from Peaceful Playgrounds presenting on the Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program and strategies for a successful school recess experience for students and staff.   Carrie Flint, Musical PE [...]

Deadline approaching for Community Change Grant program

America Walks is excited to announce another round of the popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award grantees $1,500.00 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |

Equity Matters in Education – Low income schools receive recess less often.

Equity Matters: Recess Equity matters in public education. When you do some searching you’ll find that there is a disparity between wealthy and low-income public schools who receive recess. According to the Center for Public [...]

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, Recess|Tags: , , , |

Alternatives to withholding recess for discipline issues

Discipline Alternatives to Withholding Recess  I received this question from a parent.  Regarding her child's school withholding recess games for discipline reasons. "My child’s school has started using Peaceful Playgrounds and the children [...]

Apply today for a SHAPE/Skillastics Grant Opportunity

Apply Today: $10,000 Physical Activity Grant Program Skillastics® and SHAPE America are partnering for the second annual Skillastics Physical Activity Grant Program. Skillastics will award five grants to elementary, middle and/or secondary health and physical [...]

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, Grants|Tags: , , , |

Play Nice Newsletter on Playground Discipline

Discipline on the Playground Guidance for Playgrounds Supervisors & Staff Discipline on the playground is a challenge at most school sites.   Most schools, however,  strictly enforce classroom rules and procedures in order to maintain a [...]


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